Cambodia commits to becoming carbon-neutral by 2050

It follows the government’s pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than 40% by 2030

UK to help Malaysia on its net zero journey following COP26

Malaysia was a signatory of the Glasgow Climate Pact, the pledge to end deforestation and methane emission reduction at the climate summit

Singapore looks to build 2m tonnes of carbon capture by 2030

It is looking to make its oil refinery on Jurong Island more sustainable

Indonesia calls COP26 deforestation deal ‘unfair’

The Southeast Asian country has stated it cannot “promise what [it] can’t do”

Southeast Asian green recovery to get £110m boost from UK government

The UK has announced new finance at COP26 for ASEAN countries to invest in clean infrastructure, following the region’s commitment to build £5bn worth of projects

Bathroom and kitchen brand Grohe achieves carbon-neutral production

The company has converted all its production plants as well as the logistics centres in Germany to run on green electricity

Southeast Asian energy demand ‘to grow at twice the global average until 2040’

The International Energy Agency says forecast demand growth of 60% could cause a number of challenges for the rapidly-advancing region

New consortium to reduce environmental footprint of rice production

It will introduce sustainable approaches to farming practices, incentivise greener production and deliver policy support to governments

Southeast Asia ‘on course to meeting green goals’

Southeast Asian nations are on course to meeting their goal of sourcing 23% of total primary energy from renewables by 2025. That’s according to new analysis from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), which suggests achieving this target would significantly improve access to affordable clean energy in the region. Currently, 65 million people in the […]

Southeast Asia to maximise clean power potential

Southeast Asian nations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a renewable energy organisation to accelerate the region’s transition to a low carbon energy system. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which includes Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam, hopes the collaboration with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) will result in the region’s renewable energy […]